F.C. University Women to Sell Books for Scholarships April 11 & 12

April 7, 2014 1:18 PM0 comments

The Falls Church branch of the American Association of University Women will host its annual used book sale this Friday and Saturday at the Falls Church Community Center.  The sale will feature more than 40,000 books for browsing and buying, most priced at $3 or less. Admission to the sale is free.  […]

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Critter Corner: Stella

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This is Stella. Stella is a 1 ½ year old lab-mastiff mix. Her favorite pastimes include chasing squirrels, going for walks and runs, and cuddling with her people. She is a pro at giving perfect puppy dog eyes, as pictured. This allows her to get away with almost anything.

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City of F.C. Street Sweeping Set for Next Week

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The City of Falls Church will be sweeping streets next week.  Sweeping is set to take place on Monday, April 14, and Tuesday, April 15, in residential areas south of Broad Street; on Wednesday, April 16, in commercial areas and municipal parking areas; and on Thursday, April 17, and Friday, April 18, in […]

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Stuart High Teacher Earns ‘Everyday Hero’ Nod

April 1, 2014 2:18 PM0 comments

J.E.B. Stuart High School history teacher James Holcombe is one of five semifinalists for the American Federation of Teachers Everyday Heroes Award. This award recognizes teachers that go beyond their duties to help students. Holcombe gives up his winter and spring breaks to prepare students (not just his own) for the SOL tests. […]

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Mason Robotics Team’s Alliance Places 2nd in DC Regional

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George Mason High School’s FIRST Robotics Team #1418 Vae Victis competed in the Greater DC Regional competition last weekend at George Mason University. Vae Victis faced technical challenges at the start of this weekend’s matches, but after some calibrations in the pit, coaching from mentors, and impressive teamwork the team […]

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Grammy Foundation Honors Mason’s Mary Jo West

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George Mason High School music teacher Mary Jo West (front row, center) was congratulated last Friday by the Grammy Foundation. West was one of 10 finalists for the Grammy’s first-ever Music Educator Award. The national award was established to recognize current educators who have made a significant and lasting contribution […]

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Survey on F.C. City Transportation Closes April 14

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The City of Falls Church’s Planning Division invites residents, businesses owners, and visitors to share thoughts on the City’s transportation priorities and how the City should accommodate the growing demand for travel to, from, and through the City. The Planning Division is conducting a survey about transportation priorities and needs, […]

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3 From Troop 821 Trek 50-Mile Alonzo Stagg Hike

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Three hikers from Falls Church’s Boy Scout Troop 821 took part in the Alonzo Stagg Hike on March 15. The event was a 50/20 hike, meaning participants covered 50 miles in less than 20 hours. Caelin Campbell, George Christensen, and Scout Leader Tom Ogden finished the hike in about 18 […]

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McLean Center Names Beverly Howard Outstanding Volunteer

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Beverly Howard was honored as the 2013 H. Gordon Randall Outstanding Volunteer Service award winner at the McLean Community Center’s 10th annual volunteer appreciation reception on March 23. Howard (center) is pictured above with MCC Governing Board Chair Chad Quinn, and her daughters Laurie Felton and Karen Sasaki (far left and […]

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Cherry Hill Farmhouse to Host 3 Easter Events

March 31, 2014 3:56 PM0 comments

Falls Church’s historic Cherry Hill Farmhouse will be the site of three Easter-related events this weekend. This Saturday, April 5, from 11 a.m. – noon, crafters can bring their own baskets to the farmhouse for a morning lesson in decoration. All materials, other than baskets, will be provided. The cost is […]

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